Journal of Veterinary Medical Science
Online ISSN : 1347-7439
Print ISSN : 0916-7250
ISSN-L : 0916-7250
Chemical Restraint of African Lions (Panthera leo) with Medetomidine-Ketamine
Nobuyuki TOMIZAWATsunenori TSUJIMOTOKazumi ITOHTomoko OGINOKazuo NAKAMURAShigeo HARA
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キーワード: ketamine, lion, medetomidine
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1997 年 59 巻 4 号 p. 307-310

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Effects of a combination of medetomidine-ketamine as a chemical restraint and antagonistic effects of atipamezole on this combination were investigated in 5 lions. The medetomidine (47.6-58.4 μg/kg) and ketamine (1.9-5.7 mg/kg) combination provided complete immobilization with good analgesia and muscle relaxation in 4 lions, while one lioness was poorly sedated by medetomidine, and additional injections of medetomidine and ketamine were required. The duration of anesthesia seemed to be much longer than one hour in 4 of the lions. Atipamezole, at four times the preceding dose of medetomidine, provided a smooth recovery and animals were able to stand up 17-61 min after its injection. Side effects were limited to vomiting after walking in 3 of 5 lions.

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